Family Focus: A look into why fewer children are getting vaccinated

Why fewer children are getting vaccinated.

Burger King prepares for Halloween with the ‘Nightmare King’

The burger features chicken, bacon and a burger on a green bun.

Infant carriers, baby bath support seats recalled

The infant carriers pose a fall hazard, while the baby bath seats pose a drowning hazard.

Stretching Your Dollar: What can you do to repair your credit rating?

How can you repair your credit rating after the damage is done? Stretching Your Dollar takes a look at the top tips to get your credit back on its feet.

Million-dollar pledge helps expands cancer research at University of Toledo

The donation honors Hal Fetterman sister and three friends who died from pancreatic cancer.

Teal Pumpkin Project aims to accommodate children with food allergies

Tricker-or-treaters who do come across a teal pumpkin should know that, that means the house is providing treats for those with food allergies.

Toledo Club gets spooky at the Second Annual Glass City Para-con

Speakers not only talked about places that are haunted, but they told event goers how they can find an item that may protect them best if they ever experience paranormal activity.

Bowling Green residents can help each other pay their utility bills

The “Muni-Pal” program is a partnership between the city of Bowling Green and the Salvation Army. It’s designed to help low-income customers from getting their utilities shut off.

Art display at the Toledo Zoo gets 'Unruly’

The “Unruly Artists” created a one-of-a-kind display. Nearly 15 adults with disabilities spent two months creating the ocean scene using several different materials from fabric, to paint, glitter, jewels and more.

Certain Jeep Wranglers recalled for crash hazard

Certain Jeep Wranglers are being recalled due to a potential crash hazard.

Heineken to introduce non-alcoholic beer in U.S.

Heineken releasing non-alcoholic beer in the United States.

TARTA proposing to end Sunday, holiday routes

TARTA representatives are saying at this point, nothing is set in stone, but many are bracing themselves now for the changes, expecting them to go through.

CBD oil, sold in stores throughout Ohio, is illegal and can carry a felony charge

CBD oil is available online, in every state and is commonly found on store shelves across Northeast Ohio; however, it's illegal and can result in a felony charge

SOUND OFF: TARTA proposing to end Sunday, holiday routes

TARTA is proposing ending Sunday and holiday bus routes.

FedEx hiring seasonal workers in Toledo

The company is hiring upwards of 800 seasonal workers at the FedEx Ground facility in Toledo.

Keep the Jail Downtown initiative likely sent to voters in special election

Lucas County Officials say they expect the Keep the Jail Downtown Toledo initiative to likely go before voters in a special election. It will not be on the ballot November 6.

Stretching Your Dollar: Traveling abroad tips

This week's Stretching Your Dollar helps you make your money go further when you are traveling abroad.

Gree recalls another 350,000 dehumidifiers

Gree Electric Appliances is recalling an additional 350,000 dehumidifiers because of a risk that they could overheat, smoke or catch fire.

Road goes decades without needed pothole repair

West State Line Road is a less traveled through street between Lewis and Telegraph. Approaching the intersection at Telegraph is where it gets treacherous.

Fremont man, scammed out of $8,000, warning others of online scammers

A Fremont man wants to warn everyone of online scammers after he was fooled into giving a fake Microsoft employee $8,000.

  Call 11 For Action: Elderly Toledo woman scammed by tree removal co.

An elderly woman in Toledo contacted Call 11 For Action after she says she was scammed by a local tree removal company.

Toledo resident reaches out to Call 11 For Action after finding bed bugs at local motel

Toledo resident Shawn Sirkin reached to Call 11 for Action after she noticed bed bugs crawling on the drapes and walls at the Sunset Motel off Telegraph Road. She said when she reached out to the health department she was told they didn't have the funds to tackle the problem.

Don't Waste Your Money: Exploding iPhone chargers

A few weeks ago, Apple warned customers about counterfeit i-Phone cords and chargers. Now, some people are learning the devastating the phony chargers can have.

Call 11 for Action: Medical supply company responds to customer in need of wheelchair

The trouble McCallister is facing now is the new wheelchair is wider than the old one and can't make it through the doorways in his home. That means in order to even go to the bathroom, he must risk further injury.

Call 11 for Action: Ohio AG files lawsuit against Toledo-based gravestone company

The lawsuit accuses National Memorial Stone Company of delivering headstones with misspelled names, or never delivering headstones or gravemakers at all.

Call 11 for Action: West Toledo neighborhood dealing with rat problem

What's attracting the nasty rodents is unknown. There are not any vacant homes in the area and there is no construction happening nearby.

Call 11 for Action: How to avoid contractor rip-offs

Many consumers complain a contractor they hired to fix their home ripped them off. One Toledo family learned the hard way.

Money Talks News: Silly sales tactics

Whenever you shop, whether it's for food, clothing or just about anything else, odds are good you often spend more than you meant to.

Money Talks News: Avoiding money troubles in college

For grown adults in the workforce, keeping track of your finances is hard enough.

Money Talks News: Why it is harder to retire

Many people spend their entire adult lives preparing for retirement.

Money Talks News: Controlling financial stress

According to the American Psychological Association, money is always a top stress producer among Americans.

Money Talks News: Turning savings into investments

If you have money saved in the bank, you know how low that savings rate is. While interest rates have risen recently, they are still at a historic low. That is great news for borrowers, but not-so-great for those with savings.

Money Talks News: Working from home

We are in the midst of the Internet Age. And with that, more people are hoping to work from home. But what jobs are legitimate jobs and what jobs will you cause you to lose money.

Money Talks News: Saving money on a cruise

Going on a cruise is a popular way to spend a vacation. There's a lot of way you can have fun while going to places you have never seen before.

Call 11 for Action: Grandmother’s home threatened by neighbor’s tree

An 89-year-old woman says with her neighbor's tree hanging over her home, she doesn't feel safe.

Money Talks News: How much a ticket costs your insurance

No one likes receiving a dreaded traffic ticket. They can cost a lot in fines, traffic school and court costs. But the true killer is insurance rates.

Money Talks News: Saving on your wedding venue

Parents of married daughters know weddings are very expensive. The dress, the flowers, the food can all add hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars to your bride-to-be's perfect day.

Money Talks News: Sealing the best deal for your new home

Having the right mortgage is just as important as finding the right house.

Money Talks News: Protecting your house while on vacation

The FBI says 1.5 million burglaries happened in 2015. And with summer vacation just around the corner, there are steps to take to ensure you and your property are protected.

Money Talks News: Avoiding hotel fees

Did you notice the warmer weather this weekend? That can only mean summer is on the horizon. Now is the time to plan your summer vacation.

Money Talks News: Spring cleaning

The yearly ritual of spring cleaning is again upon us. While cleaning dust bunnies should no doubt be a priority, it is also a good time to clean out overstuffed drawers and file cabinets.

Money Talks News: Saving on entertainment

Entertainment is never in short supply. However if you pay less to keep yourself entertained, you can begin to pay off debt or increase your personal savings account.

Money Talks News: March deals and duds

Every month, Money Talks News gives you the best deals and duds out at the stores. And as spring approaches, there a plenty of good buys and bad deals for the month March.

Money Talks News: Maximizing Social Security

Social Security helps put the gold in your golden years. So if you want to maximize your Social Security, you need to begin thinking about it before your hair turns grey.

Money Talks News: Mortgage Shopping

With rates bouncing off historic lows and expected to go even higher, now may be the best time to borrow mortgage money or refinance your existing home loan.

Money Talks News: Making things last longer

Making thing you buy last longer, saves you money and can give you the feeling you pay less for the things you buy.

Money Talks News: Saving your dimes for summertime

The way to do it is to begin saving now. A few simple changed in your lifestyle and you may have an extra $1,000 or more before your vacation rolls around.

Money Talks News: February's for real deals

Every month, shoppers face deals that are for real and those that are duds. So what are the best and worst buys for February.

Don't Waste Your Money: Gift Card Caution

If you received a gift card for Christmas, make sure you use them. As much as one third of gift cards never get redeemed, which makes a fortune to the business selling them.

Don't Waste Your Money: What will cost more or less in 2017

Several prices are on the rise in 2017, but there many items dropping in prices going into the new year.

Money Talks News: Saving money for 2017

Spending money is easy, but saving it is an entirely different art. But if you'd like to end the year richer than you started it, it is doable.

Don't Waste Your Money: Store pickup option tells mom to drive 6 hours

Millions of Americans this year did their Black Friday shopping online, and then either had their purchase shipped home or to a nearby store.

Don't Waste Your Money: Buy now or in January?

We are now in the final days to finish our holiday shopping. Many of us are now trying to find the lowest price on a gift for someone special, or even for ourselves, at a pre-holiday clearance sale.

Money Talks News: Keeping your paperwork organized

Despite the digital revolution, you may still have a lot of paperwork lying around. And all that paperwork can easily have you rummaging through receipts, bills, and legal documents for hours until you find what you need. Being disorganized with your paperwork can end up costing you plenty of money.

Money Talks News: Dealing with data after death

As long as people have lived, they've been dying. And when they do, their possessions are rounded up, then divided up. But the digital age has made all of this more complicated.

Don't Waste Your Money: Social Security card caution

Websites like know that a lot of people don't want the hassle of driving downtown to the social security office, or perhaps standing in line at their local post office. So they make it easy but at a cost.

Don't Waste Your Money: Parents wait hours for Hatchimals, but are they worth it?

Is it worth your time and money to track down a Hatchimal, this season's hottest toy?

Money Talks News: Department store credit cards

When you're out doing that holiday shopping, you're not going to miss the offers for store credit cards.Whether it's a good idea depends on who you are and how you spend.

Money Talks News: December deals

Every month there are shopping deals and duds out at the stores. And every month, we turn to partner site Deal News, for the best and worst buys.

Don't Waste Your Money: Mystery shopper scam targets holiday job hunters

This is the time of year many of us are looking for part time work to help us through the holidays. But one woman almost lost $3,000 to what she thought would be a holiday season job as a mystery shopper.  And she wants others to know about her experience, so it doesn't happen to them.

Money Talks News: Managing debt quiz

From cars to homes to clothes, people love shopping. So much so, they often use debt to get it done. But are they experts in dealing with debt?

Don't Waste Your Money: Do food delivery services bring hot food fast?

New services promise gourmet meals from dozens of your favorite restaurants, in just 30 minutes in many cases.

Don't Waste Your Money: Amazon vs. Sam’s Club vs. Costco

If you want to save money on household products, the best way to do that for years was to join a warehouse club like Sam's Club or Costco.

Don't Waste Your Money: Make money on Facebook

Facebook has just launched Facebook Marketplace, a direct competitor to eBay, which lets you sell things you don't want to people in your area, and buy things they don't want.

Money Talks News: Buy in November

Every month there are shopping deals and duds out at the stores. And every month we turn to partner site Deal News for the best and worst buys.

Don't Waste Your Money: Companies hiring thousands for the holidays

Looking for some part time work, resume-building experience, or just want some extra money for the holidays? Then you may want to know about nine major companies hiring thousands of workers from now through Christmas Day.

Don't Waste Your Money: Top iPhone 7 bugs, including “connection hell”

Apple's new iPhone 7 has been out for barely a month, but already complaints are popping up about some bugs in the new phone.

BBB: Holiday shopping tips

It's the middle of October and consumers are now starting to do their Christmas shopping online. Every year Better Business Bureau gets complaints from consumers who are unhappy with the experience.

Don't Waste Your Money: Exploding Samsung washers

As if all the news about exploding Galaxy Note smartphones wasn't enough, now Samsung has another fire to put out: reports of exploding washing machines.

Reset Bar opens in Rossford

If you're looking for a fun night out, a new bar in Rossford could be the place to go. Reset Bar is officially open and over the weekend, they opened another part of their location on Crossroads Parkway.

Credit card scammer calls detective

"Most places, IRS, credit card companies, they're not going to call you directly and ask for your credit card information. If they're legitimate, they should have that."

Call 11 For Action: Debris cleaned up, getting rid of dump site in north Toledo

On Tuesday, crews were working to clean up the debris at Dexter and Elm.

Nice! Peach Slices, Mixed Fruit voluntarily recalled

A report from the Food and Drug Administration announced a company has voluntarily recalled two products due to concerns over glass.

Call 11 For Action: Church bill issue resolved with City of Toledo

Back in December, tons of trash and debris were illegally dumped in a lot owned by St. Stephen AME Church on City Park Avenue. To fix remove the garbage, the trustee called us and we were able to help the church get the area cleaned up.

Don't Waste Your Money: Crowdsourcing can pay off but keep it honest

Are you strapped for cash and don't know where to turn? Some savvy people are now turning to crowd-funding to get financial aid from the kindness of strangers. But before you follow suit, make sure you know how it works so you don't waste your money.

Don't Waste Your Money: Popular prepaid debit card causing problems

It has been a frustrating few weeks for holders of a certain prepaid debit card, which locked up and left thousands of people unable to access their paychecks.

BBB: Beware of babysitter job scams

If you're looking for a summer job as a babysitter or nanny, the Better Business Bureau has a warning for you.

Don't Waste Your Money: The real deal with certified pre-owned cars

Some people may decide to buy a car that's certified for peace of mind, but how much protection does that really offer? One man found out in his case, it wasn't much.

BBB: What you need to know about door-to-door magazine sellers

The Better Business Bureau (BBB) has received reports across the country that they are knocking on doors and sometimes using dishonest and high-pressure selling tactics.

BBB: Identity thieves after your credit card security code

Identity thieves already have lots of information about you. But there is one thing they may not have: the three-digit security code on the back of your credit card.

BBB: Beware of 'too good to be true' rental ads

The poster of the ad claims to own the property but is out of town. He or she will ask you to send a deposit, possibly by Western Union, saying they will mail the keys afterward.

BBB warns of dishonest alarm system salesmen

If you have a home alarm sign in your front yard, the Better Business Bureau wants to remind you to watch out for dishonest alarm company hucksters.

BBB: Beware of more IRS scams

We have beaten the subject of the IRS robocall to death (although it is still cheating many), but there are other IRS-related scams that cheat consumers at this time of the year.

BBB: How to stop telemarketers and robocalls

Can anything be done to stop those annoying telemarketing phone calls and robocalls? The Better Business Bureau of Toledo says that's one of the most common questions they receive.

Thieves steal Turbotax number, tax refund from Toledo-area woman

Sandy Ventresca says the thieves filed a refund in her family's name using saved information Turbotax had on hand from previously filed taxes. The thieves stole more than $4,000.

BBB: Military families, service members should beware of scams

Military families are often targets of scams to steal their money. The Better Business Bureau (BBB) is sharing some of the most common as a warning to everyone.

Call 11 for Action: Holland woman gets $646 back from cable company

A Holland woman was having problems with her cable service, so she contacted Call 11 for Action. She then received hundreds of dollars back, and at a crucial time.

BBB: Beware of online dating scammers

People often turn to the internet in hopes of finding romance, but dating scams are unfortunately very common. How can you tell if the person you're chatting with is just trying to scam you?

Call 11 for Action: Beware of 'federal grant' scam

Tamala Porter says she received a call from someone claiming to be from the US Federal Grant Department, saying she was selected to receive a $9,000 grant. She immediately reached out to Call 11 for Action for help.

BBB: The top 10 scams in 2014

The Better Business Bureau hears from thousands of consumers and business owners every year about a variety of scams and frauds. Many are new twists on existing scams, but scammers get more sophisticated every year in how they spoof trusted names and how they fool consumers.

Call for Action: Beware of callers claiming to be from IRS

Phones across northwest Ohio and southeast Michigan keep ringing with scammers on the other end. A common scam this time of year involves callers claiming to be from the IRS.

BBB: Avoid work as 'agent' with overseas company - it's a scam

Some ads claim companies in foreign countries are seeking to hire American agents to represent them. You only have to work a few hours a week from home and you can earn thousands of dollars. But in reality, it's a scam.

Call 11 for Action: Attorney General releases top consumer complaints of 2014

Ohio Attorney General Mike DeWine announced Tuesday the top 10 consumer complaint categories of 2014.

BBB: Email scam claims you won random internet lottery

A common internet scam the Better Business Bureau has been hearing from consumers about involves an internet lottery that doesn't exist.

Call 11 for Action: South Toledo street light takes 4 weeks to be replaced

It seems like a simple fix: A street light goes out, you file a report, and a crew comes to replace it. But that's not what happened when a local woman called Toledo Edison concerned for her safety.

BBB: Protect your electronics gifts this holiday season

The Better Business Bureau has a warning for anyone who received electronic gifts this Christmas: Year after year, electronics are one of the most common gifts during the holidays, and the most commonly stolen item from homes.

BBB: 'Grandparent Scam' targeting seniors again

An old scam is back and terrifying grandparents around the country. The Better Business Bureau warns thieves are targeting senior citizens who just want to protect the ones they love.

Watch for scam emails promising letters from Santa

The holiday season is here, and so are the scams. The Better Business Bureau is warning people to watch out for websites offering "Letters from Santa." Some of these sites promise a custom letter from the man at the North Pole, but don't deliver.

BBB: Credit card thieves deliver 'surprise' gift baskets, require 'delivery charge'

It's the season of giving and receiving gifts, but be careful accepting any surprise gift or unexpected package. The Better Business Bureau is warning people it could be a scam.

Don't Waste Your Money: Scams vs. legitimate work-from-home jobs

Working from the comfort of your own home sounds so appealing. Unfortunately, so many of the offers turn out to be scams, designed to take your hard-earned money. But a growing number of legitimate companies are looking for home-based workers.

FTC warns of Pizza Hut email malware scam

According to the email, it's Pizza Hut's 55th anniversary, and it offers a coupon for free pizza at any Pizza Hut restaurant. The FTC warns, however, that clicking the link in the email will install malware on your computer.

Don't Waste Your Money: GAP Insurance

If you're involved in an accident, you may assume your insurance will cover the repair bill. And it will, but if you still owe a lot of money on your car loan, you could be in for a big surprise.

Don't Waste Your Money: Some warehouse bargains are not so worth it

Warehouse stores like Sam's Club and Costco provide great discounts. The only downside is to get those discounts you have to buy in bulk.

Don't Waste Your Money: Beware of dating site scammers

More than one-third of all couples today met online, many on dating websites. Unfortunately, those dating sites are also provide an opportunity for scammers to prey on people just looking to make a connection.

Don't Waste Your Money: Phony IRS caller has scammed victims out of $5 million

A popular scam this year is showing up again in northwest Ohio, especially Ottawa County. Callers are threatening people with arrest if they don't pay up immediately.

Don't Waste Your Money: Non-melting ice cream sandwiches still safe to eat

As summer winds down, many are enjoying the last days of vacation with ice cream. But this summer, people everywhere have been talking about ice cream that doesn't melt!

Restaurant Ratings: Popular eateries rack up violations

Two popular Lucas County restaurants racked up violations during health inspections recently

Don't Waste Your Money: iPhone feature keeps track of everywhere you go

What would you think if someone handed you a piece of paper that showed everywhere you went last week, what time you went and for how long? If you have an iPhone, that could be happening.

Don't Waste Your Money: Gas pump charges without delivering

A viral video on Facebook confirmed what many drivers have long suspected: Some gas pumps really do rip you off!

Don't Waste Your Money: How smartphone bills can help you find a cheating spouse

New technologies are now providing financial warning signs that your spouse may be having an affair.

Don't Waste Your Money: 3 secrets to a successful yard sale

We are now in the peak of yard sale season. How you set up that yard sale can make the difference between making just a few bucks, or several hundred dollars.

Don't Waste Your Money: Top money-saving myths

Did you ever cut corners on something to save money, but then end up paying even more in the long run? We all have!

Don't Waste Your Money: Sneaky store tricks

While everyone enjoys getting a deal when shopping, many of them turn out to be slick retail marketing, or "sneaky store tricks."

Don't Waste Your Money: Nighttime power drains

When you go to sleep at night, you know that your air conditioner and refrigerator continue to use power, and that's OK with most people. But those aren't the only things running up your electric bill and costing you more money.

Don't Waste Your Money: Lawsuits filed against makers of expanding hose

Last year, millions of Americans bought an expanding garden hose. They were one of the hottest consumer products of 2013, but many have landed in the trash after springing leaks too quickly.

Don't Waste Your Money: Warning signs an iPhone may be stolen

There's a big market online for used phones. Before you buy, remember one warning: That used iPhone you find on eBay may not be so great in the end if it's stolen.

Call 11 For Action: Sidewalk finally repaired in west Toledo neighborhood

Residents in one Toledo neighborhood are upset about a huge problem on their street: a sidewalk caving in. Neighbors say calls to the city have gone unanswered and the problem is just getting worse.

Don't Waste Your Money: What to buy and avoid at dollar stores

After a recent report showing how some dollar store prices are higher than Walmart, one shopper volunteered to take us through a dollar store to show us the very best deals.

Don't Waste Your Money: Take caution before prepaying for lessons

Many of us sign up for fitness classes, dance lessons and other activities. Those activities often ask you to pay in advance for everything, but what if the center suddenly shuts down? We have important advice that could save you hundreds of dollars.

Tax season is over, but tax scams continue

Since April 15, the Ohio Attorney General's Office has received more than 50 reports of tax-related scams from consumers statewide. Most consumers do not report losing money, but a few have reported losing $700 to $28,000.


‘Spirit of Sierah’ race raises money for kids' identification kits

  Nature’s Corner provides tips on winter landscaping

Mega Millions jackpot grows to $1.6 billion after nobody won Friday’s drawing

The Mega Millions jackpot has now swelled to $1.6 billion after nobody bought a winning ticket for the Friday night drawing.